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We don't usually do abx, but Ina was diagnosed with a bacterial ear infection a few days ago. Ped prescribed amoxicillin (NovoPharm's version) and ear drops (for pain).<br><br>
Until the appointment, Ina had NOT had a runny nose with this cold; just sounded froggy and congested and did a little coughing, and said her ear hurt (she sounded a little 'stridor' at night while sleeping).<br><br>
Once we started the amoxicillin, Ina's nose started running right away. And she started coughing more and more. Yesterday she pretty much coughed nonstop all day long - stopped a little when I took her outside in the cold, or when she'd nibble something. Lethargic and miserable. Last night (this is after having had 3 doses of the amoxicillin), she puked (could be just from coughing I know), and puked and puked. This morning she didn't get her med in the "12 hour" timeframe and .... the cough is much less (almost gone), she's active and bright and running around and her nose isn't running so much either.<br><br>
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So we're wondering if there's something in the amoxicillin. Pharmacist read off the list of ingredients and there weren't any "hidden" terms -- I'm wondering if maybe the abx itself was grown/fed in an egg culture? I can't find a working contact number for the pharmaceutical company who manufactured it, either.<br><br>
Hoping someone here might have some prior experience/insight. I don't want to stop the abx and cause resistant strains - but I don't want to dose it to her if it's actually making things worse for her and possibly compromising her 'egg free 'til you've outgrown your allergy' status. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad">
 

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Maybe she is just allergic to amoxicillin.<br><a href="http://www.drgreene.org/body.cfm?id=21&action=detail&ref=307" target="_blank">http://www.drgreene.org/body.cfm?id=...detail&ref=307</a><br><br>
I highly recommend garlic mullein drops instead of antibx.
 

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We have no problems w/ amox and have/had problems w/ eggs. AJ and I are allergic to cephalosporins though.
 

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I had to check out this post because last year my daughter was put on Amoxicillan and was allergic to it (rash and vomiting) and she is also allergic to eggs. The doctor said that reactions to any of the penicillans is not that uncommon and switched her to a different antibiotic. I didn't think there was any connection at the time. I have a close friend who's a pharmacist though. I'll ask him tomorrow!<br>
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<div style="font-style:italic;">We don't usually do abx, but Ina was diagnosed with a bacterial ear infection a few days ago. Ped prescribed amoxicillin (NovoPharm's version) and ear drops (for pain).<br><br>
Until the appointment, Ina had NOT had a runny nose with this cold; just sounded froggy and congested and did a little coughing, and said her ear hurt (she sounded a little 'stridor' at night while sleeping).<br><br>
Once we started the amoxicillin, Ina's nose started running right away. And she started coughing more and more. Yesterday she pretty much coughed nonstop all day long - stopped a little when I took her outside in the cold, or when she'd nibble something. Lethargic and miserable. Last night (this is after having had 3 doses of the amoxicillin), she puked (could be just from coughing I know), and puked and puked. This morning she didn't get her med in the "12 hour" timeframe and .... the cough is much less (almost gone), she's active and bright and running around and her nose isn't running so much either.<br><br>
??<br>
So we're wondering if there's something in the amoxicillin. Pharmacist read off the list of ingredients and there weren't any "hidden" terms -- I'm wondering if maybe the abx itself was grown/fed in an egg culture? I can't find a working contact number for the pharmaceutical company who manufactured it, either.<br><br>
Hoping someone here might have some prior experience/insight. I don't want to stop the abx and cause resistant strains - but I don't want to dose it to her if it's actually making things worse for her and possibly compromising her 'egg free 'til you've outgrown your allergy' status. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/greensad.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="greensad"></div>
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